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Greece: Government Websites Hit by Cyberattack
2020-01-24 17:11

The Greek government said Friday that the official state websites of the prime minister, the national police and fire service and several important ministries were briefly disabled by a cyberattack but have been restored. Government spokesman Stelios Petsas said early Friday that the distributed denial-of-service or DDoS attack "Led to the malfunction of certain websites." He said "Countermeasures" had been successfully implemented, but gave no further details.

Greece to Extradite Russian Bitcoin Suspect to France
2019-12-20 16:43

Greece's justice ministry has decided to extradite to France Russian Alexander Vinnik, who allegedly headed the bitcoin exchange BTC-e, on suspicion of money laundering, a ministry source said...

Sea Turtle hackers head to the Mediterranean, snag Greece's TLD registrar as a souvenir
2019-07-11 04:48

Chance to hack Hellenic targets better than a bottle of Metaxa Miscreants notorious for hijacking traffic to victims' servers by changing their DNS records have been accused of hacking a top...

Greece: France Wins New Round on Russian Cybercrime Suspect
2018-12-19 15:59

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's supreme court has accepted a French extradition request for a Russian bitcoin fraud suspect, whom the same court has, confusingly, already agreed to extradite to the...

Greece U-Turns — Now Approves Mr. Bitcoin's Extradition To Russia
2018-09-17 10:48

Greece just took another U-turn. Mr. Bitcoin a.k.a. Alexander Vinnik is not going to France nor to the United States; instead, he is now possibly going to his homeland Russia. The Supreme Civil...

Greece Will Send Russian Cybercrime Suspect to France
2018-07-19 08:03

US Accuses Alexander Vinnik of $4 Billion in Bitcoin Money LaunderingA Greek court has ruled that Russian national Alexander Vinnik will be sent to France to face cybercrime charges. The U.S. has...

France Also Interested in Greece's Russian Bitcoin Suspect
2018-06-28 05:36

France has joined the US and Russia in seeking the extradition of a Russian held in Greece for allegedly laundering $4 billion using the bitcoin digital currency, a court source said Wednesday. read more

U.S., Moscow Seek Russian Held in Greece over Bitcoin Laundering
2017-09-19 14:07

Moscow has requested the extradition of a Russian national also wanted in the United States for laundering billions of dollars through a Bitcoin exchange he operated, a judicial source said...

UK hacking suspect located in Greece
2005-08-10 06:35 Athens August 10, 2005 Police on the island of Crete have searched the home of a British...